Lincoln - Wilfred Ernest Hamp

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Reference WMO264953

Address:

Newport Cemetery

Newport Road

Lincoln

LN2 1SG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace delineated by headstone and three plain square kerbstones. Space is capped. Vertical rectangular headstone has Gothic top and narrows slightly at sides below shoulders, widens again toward base and stone stands on chamfered horizontal rectangular foundation. Large trefoil shape to top centre of headstone shows flower and leaf decoration, lettering in black lead beneath.
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In Loving Memory of/ Hubert Walter Hamp,/ Who Died April 5th 1902/ Aged 18 Years/ “Thy Will Be Done.”/ Also/ Laura Madeline Hamp/ Who Died Dec. 30th 1909,/ Aged 15 Years./ Asleep In Jesus/ Also/ C.S.M. Wilfred Ernest Hamp/ D.C.M. M.M./ Lincolnshire Regt/ Killed In France June 26th 1917,/ Aged 32 Years./ The Call Answered

Wilfred Ernest Hamp. Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal. Company Sergeant Major 240440. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th June 1917, aged 32 years. Son of William Fred and Harriet Jane Hamp (nee Holloway) of 22 Statham Street, Derby, DBY. Born Dublin, IRL, enlisted Gainsborough, Lincs and resident Derby, DBY. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

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